As mentioned before, the regimental flags of the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) and the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of the French Foreign Legion were decorated with a Croix de la valeur militaire avec palme (Cross for Military Valour with palm) by general Bertrand Ract Madoux. The ceremony was performed in Nimes, southern France, where the 2e REI is stationed in the base “Colonel de Chabrières”, on November 19th.
Foreign Legion have published a video of the decoration ceremony a few days ago. The regimental flags were decorated because of operations in Afghanistan, where the 1er REG and 2e REI were participated. Also a flag of the 4th company (escadron) of the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) was decorated that night.